Certified Pediatric Nurse

The gold standard for the specialty

Earn the CPN credential, understand the testing process, and learn how to stay CPN certified, like these CPNs from Children's of Alabama.


PNCB exam candidates are in the essential workforce category for Prometric testing centers. Find links to Prometric updates here, such safe distancing policies, site openings / seat capacity statuses, and FAQs. Prometric requires approved face coverings even in jurisdictions that have recently adopted less rigorous COVID-19 policies.

Certified Pediatric Nurse

Distinguish yourself and your career! The Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) exam offers respected, accredited board certification for RNs with experience in the specialty. CPN certification can open doors to advancement, increase confidence, and provide a personal sense of accomplishment. 

Scheduling, Rescheduling, or Withdrawing?

Ready to schedule your exam or need to make changes? Don't forfeit fees or miss out on a use of your No Pass, No Pay code. Understand the process and your 90-day testing window policies.

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Want to Preload Recert Activities?

Stay organized year-round and save time recertifying. Your optional ReCErt Tracker lets you document completed activities for future use on the official Recert application.

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Faces of Certification

PNCB-certified nursing professionals work in a variety of roles and settings throughout the US and beyond. Share your photo today!

Tonya Brooks, CPNP-PC Sniffles & Giggles Waxahachie, TX
Jose Ramirez, CPN Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Edinburg, TX
Shacarah Fordjour, CPNP-PC, PMHS Penn Medicine Plainsboro, NJ
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